09 Apr 2012
College students who often text message during class find it difficult to pay attention to classroom lectures and consequently risk having poor learning outcomes, according to a new study.
31 Mar 2014
Patna: In a first, Maoists are using SMS service to appeal to people to boycott the Lok Sabha polls in Bihar and neighbouring Jharkhand, police officials said on Monday.
09 Jul 2013
There are advantages and disadvantages to an open-plan office - a single giant room where there is not much to separate you from a co-worker seated next to you.
18 Jul 2016
London: Turning out the lights while you sleep may be good for your health, say scientists who found that mice kept under conditions of constant artificial light for a period of months showed muscle loss and early signs of osteoporosis.
10 Oct 2013
New York: If stilettos harm feet, flat shoes can also be dangerous. Find out how these pretty shoes can be hazardous to health.
22 May 2013
Facebook is now considered more of a social burden than a loved networking site by its teen users, a new study suggests.
28 Jul 2012
Scientists have reported yet another reason, besides possible liver damage, stomach bleeding and other side effects, to avoid drinking alcohol while taking certain medicines. The new report describes laboratory experiments in which alcohol made several medications up to three times more available to the body, effectively tripling the original dose.
20 Jun 2012
Our obsession with latest technologies like smartphone, tablet or laptop may cause not only distraction, but it may also change our personalities, says an expert. An estimated 65 per cent of people in the developed world have a smartphone, tablet or laptop. And it is predicted that by 2015, eight in 10 of all people would be connected this way - all the time.
04 Jun 2012
Coffee drinkers are woefully ignorant of the dangers lurking in their cup, as there is almost no information on the caffeine contents of the various types of commercially prepared coffees, a new report has warned.
03 May 2012
The social pain of loneliness produces changes in the body that mimic the aging process and increase the risk of heart disease, a new study has found. As people get older, their cardiovascular functions diminish - but loneliness appears to accelerate the process, explained researchers at Cornell.